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Medroxyprogesterone

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Medroxyprogesterone (medroxyprogesterone systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: contraceptives, hormones/antineoplastics, progestins and is used to treat Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, Amenorrhea, Birth Control, Endometrial Cancer, Endometrial Hyperplasia - Prophylaxis, Endometriosis, Gender Dysphoria and Renal Cell Carcinoma.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

G03AC06,G03DA02,L02AB02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000520-85-4

Chemical Formula

C22-H32-O3

Molecular Weight

344

Therapeutic Categories

Progestin

Antineoplastic agent

Hormonal contraceptive for systemic use

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

Chemical Name

Pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 17-hydroxy-6-metyl-, (6α)-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Climopax (Medroxyprogesterone and Estrogens, conjugated)
    Wyeth, Latvia
  • Depo Provera
    N.V. Upjhon, Lebanon
  • Dépo-Prodasone
    Pfizer, Tunisia
  • Depo-Provera
    Pfizer, Peru
  • Divina (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Abdi Ibrahim, Turkey
  • Diviseq (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Orion, Taiwan
  • Divitren (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Orion Pharma, Finland
  • Embryogen
    East West, India
  • Livomedrox
    Varifarma, Argentina
  • Medroxiprogesterona American Generics
    American Generics, Colombia
  • Medroxiprogesterona GP Pharm
    GP Pharm, Argentina
  • Medroxiprogesterona Lafedar
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Medtet
    Cadila, India
  • Meprate
    Serum Institute, India
  • Meprogen
    AC Farma, Peru
  • Modus
    GlaxoSmithKline, India
  • Novafac (Medroxyprogesterone and Estrogens, conjugated)
    ABL Pharma, Peru
  • Orgamed
    Organon, India
  • Premia (Medroxyprogesterone and Estrogens, conjugated)
    Wyeth Lederle SPA, Italy
  • Provera
    Pfizer, Latvia; Pfizer, Peru; Pharmacia & Upjohn, United States; Pharmacia Upjohn, Lebanon
  • Regeeva
    Novartis, India
  • Tarlusal
    Deva, Turkey
  • Andalan
    Harsen, Indonesia
  • Apo-Medroxy
    Apotex, Hong Kong
  • Bei En
    Pharmachemie, China
  • Climanor
    Cherubino, Malta; Resource, United Kingdom
  • Climatrol HT (Medroxyprogesterone and Estrogens)
    Recalcine, Ecuador
  • Climatrol HT Continuo (Medroxyprogesterone and Estrogens)
    Gynopharm, Chile; Gynopharm, Peru
  • Climatrol HT Continuo Plus (Medroxyprogesterone and Estrogens)
    Gynopharm, Peru
  • Climopax (Medroxyprogesterone and Estrogens, conjugated)
    Pfizer, Germany
  • Colircusi Medrivas (Medroxyprogesterone and Tetryzoline)
    Alcon Cusi, Spain
  • Condep
    CCM Duopharma Biotech, Malaysia
  • Contracep
    Thai Nakorn Patana, Thailand
  • Controlestril (veterinary use)
    Omega Pharma France vet., France
  • Cyclofem (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Concept Foundation, Hong Kong; Profamilia, Colombia
  • Cyclofemina (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    ABL Pharma, Peru; Carnot, Mexico; Lafrancol, Colombia
  • Cyclogeston (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Triyasa, Indonesia
  • Cykrina
    Wyeth Medica, Lithuania
  • Depo Geston
    Triyasa, China
  • Depo Progestin
    Harsen, Indonesia
  • Depo Promone (veterinary use)
    Pfizer, Poland
  • Depo Provera
    Pfizer, New Zealand
  • Depo-Clinovir
    Pfizer, Germany; Pharmacia, Germany
  • Depocon
    Pfizer, Austria
  • Depofemme
    Dyna Drug, Philippines
  • Depo-Gestin
    ANB, Thailand
  • Depogeston (veterinary use)
    Biowet Pulawy, Poland
  • Depo-M
    Vesco Pharma, Thailand
  • Deponeo
    Triyasa, Indonesia
  • Depo-Prodasone
    Pfizer, Chile
  • Dépo-Prodasone
    Pfizer, France
  • Depo-Progesno
    Milano, Thailand
  • Depo-Progesta
    General Drugs House, Thailand
  • Depo-Progevera
    Pfizer, Spain
  • Depo-Promone (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Belgium; Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands; Zoetis, Switzerland; Zoetis, France
  • Depo-Provera
    Eczacibasi, Turkey; Pfizer, Argentina; Pfizer, Australia; Pfizer, Belgium; Pfizer, Brazil; Pfizer, Canada; Pfizer, Switzerland; Pfizer, China; Pfizer, Colombia; Pfizer, Czech Republic; Pfizer, Denmark; Pfizer, Ecuador; Pfizer, Estonia; Pfizer, United Kingdom; Pfizer, Georgia; Pfizer, Hong Kong; Pfizer, Hungary; Pfizer, Israel; Pfizer, Iceland; Pfizer, Lithuania; Pfizer, Latvia; Pfizer, Malaysia; Pfizer, Netherlands; Pfizer, Norway; Pfizer, Poland; Pfizer, Portugal; Pfizer, Romania; Pfizer, Sweden; Pfizer, Singapore; Pfizer, Venezuela; Pfizer, South Africa; Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, Ireland; Pfizer Italia, Italy; Pharmacia, Bangladesh; Pharmacia & Upjohn, United States; Pharmacia Upjohn, Oman
  • Dépo-Provera
    Pfizer, France
  • Depo-Provera (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, Finland
  • Depo-Ralovera
    Pfizer, Australia
  • Deporeva
    Elder, Philippines
  • depo-subQ provera 104
    Pfizer, United States
  • Depotrim
    Lafrancol, Colombia
  • Depotrust
    Umeda, Philippines
  • Dilena (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Orion, Portugal
  • Divina (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    CSP, France; Hyundai, South Korea; Orion, Greece; Orion, Hungary; Orion, Latvia; Orion, Poland; Orion, Slovakia; Orion, Taiwan
  • Divina Plus (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Orion, Denmark; Orion Pharma, Sweden
  • Diviplus (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Eumedica, Belgium
  • Diviseg (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Orion, Slovakia
  • Diviseq (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Orion, Lithuania
  • Divitren (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Orion, Lithuania
  • Diviva (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Eumedica, Belgium
  • Dubloc
    Dewcare, India
  • Duova (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    CSP, France
  • Enaf
    Umeda, Thailand
  • Estopause (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Faran Laboratories, Greece
  • Farludiol (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Pfizer, Argentina
  • Farlutal
    Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer, Bulgaria; Pfizer, Brazil; Pfizer, Switzerland; Pfizer, China; Pfizer, Estonia; Pfizer, Spain; Pfizer, Finland; Pfizer, South Korea; Pfizer, Thailand; Pfizer, Taiwan; Pfizer Italia, Italy
  • Farlutal Depot
    Actavis, Bulgaria; Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer, Norway; Pfizer Italia, Italy
  • Farlutale
    Pfizer, Argentina
  • Femelin (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Lafrancol, Colombia
  • Femydrol (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Bruluart, Mexico
  • Filena (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Organon, Italy
  • Fuan
    Chin Teng, Taiwan
  • Fululin
    Shyh Dar, Taiwan
  • Gestin (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Harsen, Indonesia
  • Harmonis (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Harsen, Indonesia
  • Hebdo'pil (veterinary use)
    Omega Pharma France vet., France
  • Hexal-Mpa
    Hexal, South Africa
  • Hysron
    Kyowa Hakko Kirin, Japan
  • Hysron H
    Pfizer Japan, Japan
  • Indivina (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Hyundai, South Korea; Orion, Czech Republic; Orion, Denmark; Orion, United Kingdom; Orion, Ireland; Orion, Lithuania; Orion, Norway; Orion, Poland; Orion, Slovakia; Orion, Taiwan; Orion Pharma, Switzerland; Orion Pharma, Germany; Orion Pharma, Finland; Orion Pharma, Sweden
  • Kilios (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Pfizer, Chile
  • Lunella (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Pfizer, China
  • Lyndavel
    Umeda, Philippines
  • Man Pu Si Tong
    Jiade Pharmaceutical, China
  • Manodepo
    March, Thailand
  • Medeton
    T P Drug, Thailand
  • Medkiron
    Towa Yakuhin, Japan
  • Medrocil
    Fortbenton, Argentina
  • Medrogest
    Renata, Bangladesh
  • Medrone
    Weidar, Taiwan
  • Medroplex
    Teva, Czech Republic
  • Medrosterona
    Craveri, Argentina
  • Medroxiprogesterona Andromaco
    Andromaco, Chile
  • Medroxiprogesterona Filaxis
    Filaxis, Argentina
  • Medroxoral (veterinary use)
    A.S.T. farma B.V, Netherlands
  • Medroxyprogesteron (veterinary use)
    Alfasan, Netherlands
  • Medroxyprogesteronacetaat PCH
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Medroxyprogesterone - Xianju Pharm
    Xianju, China
  • Megestron
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Colombia; Organon, Netherlands; Schering-Plough, Mexico
  • Mei Qu Luo
    Double-Crane, China
  • Mepro
    Johnson, Taiwan
  • Meterone
    Synmosa, Taiwan
  • Morlam (veterinary use)
    J. & M. Veterinary Services, Ireland
  • Movera
    ACI, Bangladesh
  • MPA GYN
    Hexal, Germany
  • MPA HEXAL
    Hexal, Germany
  • Nerfin
    Pola Pharma, Japan
  • Novafac (Medroxyprogesterone and Estrogens, conjugated)
    Silesia, Chile
  • Ovigest (veterinary use)
    Paven, Italy
  • Perifem (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Orion, Spain
  • Perlutex (veterinary use)
    Dechra, Austria; Dechra, Finland; Dechra, Netherlands; Dechra, Norway; Dechra, Sweden; Dechra Veterinary Products, France; Gräub, Switzerland; Selecta, Germany
  • Petogen
    HLL Lifecare, India
  • Petogen-Fresenius
    Bodene, South Africa
  • Planibu
    Fahrenheit, Indonesia
  • Premarin MPA (Medroxyprogesterone and Estrogens, conjugated)
    Wyeth, Brazil
  • Premelle (Medroxyprogesterone and Estrogens, conjugated)
    Pfizer, China; Pfizer, Hong Kong; Pfizer, Mexico; Pfizer, Malaysia; Pfizer, Taiwan; Wyeth, Brazil; Wyeth, Oman; Wyeth, South Africa; Wyeth Medica, Lithuania
  • Premelle Lite (Medroxyprogesterone and Estrogens)
    Pfizer, Taiwan
  • Premia (Medroxyprogesterone and Estrogens, conjugated)
    Pfizer, Australia; Pfizer, New Zealand
  • Premique (Medroxyprogesterone and Conjugated estrogens)
    Pfizer, United Kingdom; Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, Ireland
  • Prempac (Medroxyprogesterone and Estrogens, conjugated)
    Wyeth Medica, Lithuania
  • Premphase (Medroxyprogesterone and Estrogens, conjugated)
    Wyeth, United States
  • Prempro (Medroxyprogesterone and Estrogens, conjugated)
    Wyeth, United States
  • Prodafem
    Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer, Switzerland
  • Prodasone
    Pfizer, Chile
  • Progeston
    Fuji Yakuhin, Japan
  • Progevera
    IFET, Greece; Pfizer, Spain
  • Promon (veterinary use)
    Boehringer Ingelheim Vet, Norway; Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Sweden
  • Promone-E (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Zoetis, Ireland
  • Protab
    Gentle, Taiwan
  • Provenor
    Eskayef, Bangladesh
  • Provera
    IFET, Greece; Pfizer, Australia; Pfizer, Belgium; Pfizer, Brazil; Pfizer, Canada; Pfizer, Colombia; Pfizer, Czech Republic; Pfizer, Denmark; Pfizer, Ecuador; Pfizer, Estonia; Pfizer, Finland; Pfizer, United Kingdom; Pfizer, Hong Kong; Pfizer, Croatia (Hrvatska); Pfizer, Hungary; Pfizer, Indonesia; Pfizer, Israel; Pfizer, South Korea; Pfizer, Mexico; Pfizer, Malaysia; Pfizer, Netherlands; Pfizer, Norway; Pfizer, New Zealand; Pfizer, Philippines; Pfizer, Portugal; Pfizer, Sweden; Pfizer, Singapore; Pfizer, Slovenia; Pfizer, Thailand; Pfizer, Taiwan; Pfizer, South Africa; Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, Ireland; Pfizer Europe, Poland; Pfizer Italia, Italy; Pfizer Japan, Japan; Pharmacia, Slovakia; Pharmacia & Upjohn, Slovakia; Pharmacia & Upjohn Pty, Lithuania; Pharmacia Upjohn, Oman; Central Procurement & Supplies Unit, Malta; Pfizer, China
  • Provera High Dose
    Pfizer, New Zealand
  • Provestin
    LBS, Philippines
  • Puromin
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Ravimed
    CCM Duopharma Biotech, Malaysia
  • Regal-HR (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Shyh Dar, Taiwan
  • Repogen (Medroxyprogesterone and Estrogens, conjugated)
    Libbs, Brazil
  • Revina (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Yong Cheng, Taiwan
  • Sayana
    Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer, Belgium; Pfizer, Switzerland; Pfizer, Chile; Pfizer, Colombia; Pfizer, Czech Republic; Pfizer, Germany; Pfizer, Peru; Pfizer Europe, Poland; Pharmacia, Germany
  • SAYANA
    Pfizer, Netherlands
  • SAYANA PRESS
    Pfizer, United Kingdom; Pfizer, Netherlands
  • Sedometril (veterinary use)
    Albrecht, Germany
  • Selecta (Medroxyprogesterone and Estrogens, conjugated)
    Libbs, Brazil
  • Sisare (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Orion Pharma, Germany
  • Solutres
    Medifarma, Peru
  • Supprestral (veterinary use)
    Selecta, Germany; Vetoquinol, Belgium; Vetoquinol, France; Vetoquinol, Netherlands; Stricker, Switzerland
  • Synna (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Synmosa, Taiwan
  • Synseq (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Synmosa, Taiwan
  • Tengen (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Unifarma, Taiwan
  • Trevina (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Orion, Denmark
  • Triclofem
    Tunggal Idaman Abdi, Indonesia
  • Tridestra (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Orion, United Kingdom
  • Trivina (Medroxyprogesterone and Estradiol)
    Orion Pharma, Sweden
  • Veramix (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom; Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands
  • Veraplex
    Combiphar/Pharmachemie, Indonesia; Pharmachemie, Thailand; Teva, Belgium; Teva, Thailand

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